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Kasumigaseki yūkei (Evening View of Kasumigaseki)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kasumigaseki yūkei (Evening View of Kasumigaseki), circa 1832–1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōto Meisho (Famous Places of the Eastern Capital)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 342 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 246 x 370 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7279
Description

Urban landscape. Horizontal orientation, rectangular image with small quarter circles cut out from each corner. Street at bottom of composition, center of composition. Figures fill streets, buildings line streets. Trees in background, left and right sides. Flock of birds in sky. Vibrant colors include blue, gray, green, red, and black.